'Key evidence not heard'

A man who was abused whilst living in the Bryn Estyn care home near Wrexham in the 1970s and 80s, has apologised to a Conservative peer for wrongly identifying him.

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MPs' report calls for 'joined up' approach to dealing with child abuse

Today's report comes amid fresh allegations about the Bryn Estyn children's home near Wrexham in the 1970s and '80s. Yesterday the Home Secretary Theresa May urged anyone with information to go to the police. The National Crime Agency will now investigate.

The Chair of the Education Select Committee, Graham Stuart, says getting professionals from different agencies, such as police, health, and social workers, to train together will make it easier for people to blow the whistle on any signs of child abuse they might uncover.

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